Faculty at Lehigh are incredibly productive writers, producing grants, journal articles and monographs. However, we know that this can be stressful and lonely work and we want to offer support.. The Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies offers a variety of resources and events to support faculty writing. See below to explore and register for these opportunities.
OVPR organizes and hosts writing retreats for faculty each month. Check out the calendar on our homepage to see our upcoming events. RSVP to email@example.com.
OVPR organizes and hosts various writing workshops to connect faculty writers and provide feedback on writing projects. Check out the calendar on our homepage to see our upcoming events. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
If you are looking to collaborate with other faculty but aren’t sure where to start, we can help connect you. Whether you're new to Lehigh or diving into a new research subject, get information and suggestions about collaboration possibilities. Fill out this google form to get started.
Whether you are new to grant proposals or you are a seasoned pro, we can help you find a grant, talk through ideas, develop a big picture, structure your proposal, and rework sections. Sign up for an appointment with us here.
Could your work use a once-over from someone experienced in reading and evaluating grant proposals? Submit your proposal for editing here. Please allow for at least one week before your deadline.
All faculty at Lehigh have access to NCFDD, an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. NCFDD is dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. Lehigh University’s full NCFDD Resource Guide can be downloaded here.
Use NCFDD Monthly Writing Challenges for motivation and to help jumpstart a routine
Subscribe to NCFDD's email list for writing help and motivation in your inbox
Browse NCFDD's extensive library of career development and writing resources
Connect with other faculty through community-based online forums.
“Aiding the Writing-Stalled Professor” by Joli Jensen found in The Chronicle of Higher Education
“Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing and His Daily Creative Routine” by Maria Popova in BrainPickings
“Resources For Tracking Writing Progress” by Auburn University’s Office of University Writing
“15 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Write” by MasterClass
“Down About Writing? WATCH THIS! | Writer Pep Talk” by Alexa Donne
“Writing Motivation: Who Will Be Next?” compiled by Coffee Break Fiction
“How To Stay Motivated - The Locus Rule” by Improvement Pill